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Do You Measure Up?

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A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

Add the Weights

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If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

Weighted Numbers

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.

Order, Order!

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Can you place these quantities in order from smallest to largest?

Money Measure

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How can you use just one weighing to find out which box contains the lighter ten coins out of the ten boxes?

Working with Dinosaurs

Stage: 2

This article for teachers suggests ways in which dinosaurs can be a great context for discussing measurement.

Being Collaborative - Primary Measures

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Being Curious - Primary Measures

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems for inquiring primary learners.

2010: A Year of Investigations

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

Being Determined - Primary Measures

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems at primary level that may require determination.

Being Thoughtful - Primary Measures

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Measure problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

What's My Weight?

Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

There are four equal weights on one side of the scale and an apple on the other side. What can you say that is true about the apple and the weights from the picture?

Measure for Measure

Stage: 1 and 2

This article, written for students, looks at how some measuring units and devices were developed.

Oranges and Lemons

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On the table there is a pile of oranges and lemons that weighs exactly one kilogram. Using the information, can you work out how many lemons there are?

Watermelons

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These watermelons have been entered into a competition. Use the information to work out the number of points each one was awarded.

Weighing Fruit

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Can you use this information to estimate how much the different fruit selections weigh in kilos and pounds?

Pies

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Grandma found her pie balanced on the scale with two weights and a quarter of a pie. So how heavy was each pie?

Weigh to Go

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers recounts the history of measurement, encouraging it to be used as a spring board for cross-curricular activity.